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England news

Boycott determined to bat on as he recovers from major heart surgery

Jul 10, 2018: Geoffrey Boycott's family have stated that he plans to return to commentary duties later this summer at Trent Bridge

ESPNcricinfo staff

County news

The spirit of Boycott stalks Headingley as Yorkshire go back to basics

Apr 3, 2018: Yorkshire are challenging the attacking mindset in four-day cricket that they believe is a detrimental consequence of the rise of Twenty20

David Hopps

West Indies in England 2017

Boycott apologises for racist knighthood joke

Aug 22, 2017: Geoffrey Boycott, the former England batsman and Test Match Special summariser, has made an "unreserved apology" after suggesting that he'd have a better chance of getting a knighthood if he "blacked up"

ESPNcricinfo staff

County news

Boycott rebuffed by Yorkshire members

Mar 26, 2016: Boycott's attempt to rejoin Yorkshire's board to limit expenditure has failed after his candidacy was rejected by 758 votes to 602 by Yorkshire members at the annual general meeting on Saturday

David Hopps

The War of the White Roses

Yorkshire's bitter Boycott years

Mar 19, 2016: A look back at the county's darkest era, spread over two decades, with Geoff Boycott as its central figure

David Hopps

County news

Yorkshire board 'misleading people' - Boycott

Mar 2, 2016: Geoffrey Boycott has hit back at suggestions that his involvement on the Yorkshire board could prove disruptive and reiterated concerns about the club's financial position

ESPNcricinfo staff

County news

Yorkshire in profit but face Boycott rumble

Mar 1, 2016: Yorkshire have returned to profit for the first time since 2009, as the club's on-field success was matched by an improved financial position

ESPNcricinfo staff

Bangladesh news

Bangladesh need to beat big teams abroad - Boycott

Jun 23, 2015: Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott believes Bangladesh's impressive series win over India is not enough "to send waves through the cricket world" since it has come in home conditions

Vishal Dikshit

Eight new balls, Boycs' go-extra-slow, Gower's stand-in bat

Jun 23, 2015: Plus debutant brothers, a man who paid for the honour of captaining England, champagne to celebrate a first wicket, and more fun Ashes facts

Rob Smyth

Forgotten Classics

The hold-up at Headingley

Dec 18, 2014: Mike Hendricks' nagging seam bowling helped England defend a low total against a powerful Pakistan line-up in the 1979 World Cup

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi


Did Lloyd drop it on purpose?

Oct 30, 2014: Clive Lloyd spilling a catch off Geoff Boycott in the 1979 final inadvertently served West Indies well

The Corridor of Certainty

A work of introspection, Boycott style

Oct 19, 2014: Geoff Boycott's latest autobiography is nuanced and rounded, and acknowledges errors, failings and regrets

Les Smith


Boycott floored by an Indian trundler

Jul 26, 2014: When Eknath Solkar got under the skin of Geoff Boycott, leading to a three-year self-imposed exile from Test cricket

Martin Williamson

India in England 2014

Stern punishment if Anderson is guilty - Boycott

Jul 16, 2014: Geoffrey Boycott has said James Anderson should be given a "stern punishment" if he is found guilty of having abused and pushed Ravindra Jadeja at Trent Bridge

Vishal Dikshit

Boycott remains a priceless voice

Jun 21, 2014: Cricket is still the fire in Geoff Boycott's belly. His passion is undimmed and each moment of each day is watched, analysed and forensically thought through before the burst of opinion is unleashed

Mark Nicholas

Geoff Boycott

Never another like Geoffrey

May 6, 2014: Boycott represented a peak moment in the evolution of the game - the natural conclusion of a long era

Jon Hotten

The importance of failure

Mar 19, 2014: Success can dazzle, even blind. It's in failure that those like Jonathan Trott can address their weaknesses

Rob Steen


The end of the line for Boycott

Feb 15, 2014: Geoff Boycott largely chose the time and nature of his quitting Test cricket but ruffled feathers in the process

Martin Williamson

Stillness in the stance isn't what we might think it is

Oct 17, 2013: The real characteristic of good players in form is not the immobility of the head but rhythm and poise

Ed Smith

Boycott on a black pudding

Jul 4, 2013: In 1972, on a surface utterly ruined by rain, the England opener played an innings wholly uncharacteristic of his usual batting

Ashley Mallett
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